The Moon in the houses can reveal where and how we are seeking emotional satisfaction. It is in these areas that we should aim to make deep attachments rather than superficial and temporary emotional thrills.
Moon in the 1st House
Their feelings are right out there for everyone to see. Their first reaction is emotional. They need emotional stimulation, movement and freedom to express themselves in order to feel fulfilled. Their moods are very changeable, and this is quite obvious to others. They might often take things too personally and react too quickly. They have a soft exterior and tend to relate very personally and sympathetically to others. They sometimes let emotions overpower their reasoning and logic. Their feelings are on the surface and they can not them.
Moon in the 2nd House
When it comes to money they are generous one day, and frugal the next. They are often quite afraid of being in debt, and need to feel that the bills are paid in order to feel secure and safe. There are times when they can spend impulsively. Vanity can be an issue. They are looking for admiration, and can be quite dependent on others for positive feedback they learn to develop their own feelings of self-worth. They are not as emotionally responsive as most people. They are a great collectors of things. Antiques or things with sentimental value from their past are especially dear to them.
Moon in the 3rd House
They are very responsive, communicative and curious. They have a talent for imitating others and learning languages. They often intellectualize emotions rather than truly feel them and deal with them. Their opinions and ideas changes often. This is because they sometimes fail to own their own thoughts, and they are so very sensitive to others’ opinions. They are often quite nervous and restless, requiring frequent changes. They often make decisions solely for emotional or personal reasons, because something “feels right” .
Moon in the 4th House
They long for a sense of true belonging but they are often quite restless in their search. They change residence frequently, or simply feel the need to make many changes in home. Moving frequently may be a healthy thing if it keeps them emotionally stimulated. If they find that they do so on whims and later regret the changes,they might want to treat it as a symptom of emotional unrest. Some of them might remain rather immature on an emotional level, never wanting to truly grow up. They have strong attachment to their past.
Moon in the 5th House
They just love to share emotional experiences with loved ones. They also have a flair for the dramatic. Love affairs they are magnetic and intense. They are attached to children. Their creative hobbies are subject to relatively frequent changes, they often have innate artistic talent. They have a vivid imagination . They are always in touch, or trying to get in touch, with their inner child. They are emotionally expressive and often dramatize their feelings, acting them out or blowing them out of proportion.
Moon in the 6th House
They have an emotional need to be useful and work productively. If these matters are chaotic it’s a symptom of emotional unrest. They need a lot of variety on the job and that is why they change jobs often. They hate routine . They are very sensitive and especially aware of minor health annoyances or body aches and pains. Some of them have hypochondriac symptoms. They have a sympathetic nature and also have a deeply ingrained tendency to want to improve or “fix” other people’s lives, which can be annoying.
Moon in the 7th House
They are drawn to partnerships and prefer to have a companion for emotional support. They hate to be alone. Emotional fulfillment is sought through relationships, but they often have many relationships one after another, each time believing that this is “the one”. They must be careful that they don’t become overly dependent on a partner.They have many of friends that care about them. They are often overly dependent and unsure of themselves without a close partner.
Moon in the 8th House
They have a strong need for emotional security but they are also a people who are drawn to pushing their own limits. That is why they have problems in relationships. They are always fascinated with how people work, taboos, secrets, and all that is forbidden or hidden. They need to constantly change sexual partners or to challenge themselves sexually, and that is a symptom of emotional insecurity. They want closeness very much but they do not really trust others who may wish to get to know them. They are very wholehearted in feelings and responses to people, and want all or nothing.
Moon in the 9th House
They are a philosophical sort, curious about the world, other people and different cultures. They are often extremely restless if they don’t have a definite goal in mind. They are often longing to be somewhere else when they are unhappy. This attitude is only keeping them from enjoying and improving upon the situation they are now in. They have a craving for things which are far away and foreign. They want to immerse themselves in the feelings and tastes of a new places, rather than simply have facts or an intellectual appreciation.
Moon in the 10th House
They have the emotional need for recognition, popularity, acknowledgement and achievement. They are quite charismatic. They are at their emotional best when they lead a structured and responsible life. They often change their goals and ambitions in an attempt to find the perfect fit. Decisions may be too emotionally biased, or they might act on emotional whims far too often. Learning to set their heartfelt goals is the challenge here. They wont find true happiness if they follow the expectations of others.They work well with the public. Having a “nest” is not important to them, and they invest more of their emotional energy into your career or public life than in private life.
Moon in the 11th House
They have an emotional need for a feeling of belonging with, and support from, friends and groups. A changeable or unstable social life might be a reflection of inner emotional unrest. Waxing and waning feelings for others often causes problems in their relationships. They are filled with many dreams, wishes, and hopes and most of these are altruistic. They need people outside of their physical family to relate to and belong to.
Moon in the 12th House
They have an emotional attachment and sensitivity to all that is ethereal and groundless. They are very sensitive and they often have delayed reactions to their own emotional experiences. They need frequent moments of solitude in order to recharge themselves emotionally. They are perceptive people , but they are often either flooded with emotions that are hard to define, or completely out of touch with their feelings. They are sympathetic to others’ suffering, but not always emotionally available to help.